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09:29
09:29

Gov't to Deliver Second Phase of Study Materials education 2 1

Muyingo said that the government is determined to ensure that learners continue with studies because the ministry is not sure when schools will re-open.
10:25
10:25

Buganda Road P/S Wins 2019 National Primary Schools Music Festival 2 1 Top story

Buganda Road Primary School garnered 917 points at the weeklong festival held at Sacred Heart Secondary School in Gulu town that ended on Saturday..
17:57
17:57

Nakasongola School Fire Exposes Non-Adherence to Education Minimum Standards 4 1

George William Kajura the Nakasongola District Education officer says that the dormitory was also congested above the recommended number.
21:00
21:00

Masaka District Chair Petitions IGG, Ministry on Seed School Funds 1

Mbabaali says that in 2018, the government earmarked the said funds, part of a donation from the World Bank to construct a seed secondary school in a sub county with none. The district executive committee and council resolved to have the school constructed in Bukakata Sub County.
14:16
14:16

Ministry Withdraws Appointments from Caretakers in Higher Institutions

A number of secondary schools, Business, Technical, Vocational Education Training BTVET and Teacher Instructor Education and Training TIET institutions, have been shouldering responsibilities of head teachers, Deputy Head teacher and Principals, where vacancies exist.
10:52
10:52

Swedish Ambassador Asks Gov't to Implement Child Protection Laws 2 1

Speaking at the belated International Girl Child day celebrations at Kagoma Primary school in Buwenge sub-county, Jinja district, Lindgarde said that, Uganda has introduced numerous strategies and policies to protect girls, but are never implemented.
06:57
06:57

Officials Fault Education Ministry For Failing to Control Examination Bureaus operation 1

Nshabwire also revealed that teachers prefer conducting private classes for children whose parents can afford to contribute towards buying set examinations instead of following the routine classroom syllabus.
16:16
16:16

Teacher Shortage Hits Kyenjojo lack of teachers 3 1

Gertrude Tibakanya, the Kyenjojo District Education Officer, says that 537 teachers are needed in the 123 primary schools while 95 in the nine secondary schools in the district.
14:50
14:50

Ministry Of Education To Re-Engage Stakeholders On Sexuality Education 1

The Ministry of Education and Sports Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza has said they will re-engage stakeholders in the implementation of sexuality education framework. The framework has been rejected by the Roman Catholic Church bishops.
14:48
14:48

ECD Teachers Ignorant of What To Teach nursery schools 3

Elizabeth Kisakye, an Early Childhood Development expert in the Education Ministry admits that many teachers have failed to interpret the ECD teaching/ learning framework, which has messed up everything.
13:25
13:25

Administering PLE to Teachers Not Effective-Permanent Secretary

Recently, the State Minister of Primary Education, Rosemary Sseninde was also quoted by URN opposing the decision to subject teachers to the examinations, saying it was illegal, unacceptable, casts doubt in district service commission and will demoralize the teachers.
08:48
08:48

Delayed Completion of John Akii- Bua Memorial Stadium Irks Residents john akii bua 2 1

Lamecks Omara Apita, the Commissioner Physical Education at the Ministry of Education, Sports, Science and Technology, says government is committed to completing the stadium construction.
07:31
07:31

Private Schools Hit Hard by Suspension of USE Funding capitation grants 2

In 2012, the Ministry of Education signed a memorandum of understanding with proprietors of selected private schools to implement USE under the Public Private Partnership PPP. Since then, government has been paying 47,000 Shillings per student per term for students in private schools. A total of 792 private secondary schools have been receiving the grant. In January this year, the Ministry of Education and Sports suspended USE funding to private schools for senior one and senior five entrants.
11:04
11:04

Parents Condemn Planned Teaching of Dating, Courtship in Schools 4

Several parents in Kigezi sub region have condemned the move by the Ministry of Education and Sports to approve Sexual Education framework of teaching primary school pupils dating and courtship. The framework, expected to be unveiled by the Ministry this month, has clustered learners into five groups targeting pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. Its in upper primary cluster targeting learners aged 10 to 12 years that dating and courtship topics will be introduced.
14:39
14:39

Primary School Pupils to be Taught Dating, Courtship sexuality education 1 Top story

Primary School pupils aged between 10 and 12 years will be taught dating and courtship according to the Sexuality Education Framework approved by the Ministry of Education and Sports. The framework, expected to be unveiled by the Ministry of Education this month, has clustered learners into five groups targeting pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.
12:18
12:18

Govt Probes Low Student Numbers in Nursing Programmes unmeb 2 2

The affected programmes include Diploma in Child Health Nursing, Diploma in Public Health Nursing and a certificate in Mental Health Nursing. The decision follows reports from the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board that the courses have only registered less than 10 candidates, over the last three examination cycles.
18:42
18:42

Govt Takes Over Senior One Selection Process 7 1

The commissioner for secondary education standards Kule Benson says all schools have been given 100 percent of students to be admitted in a bid to ensure control quality and that students join government schools on merit. He said the ministry selected students based on their performance and choices.
16:23
16:23

Gov't Explains Phasing Out USE in Private Schools 4 1

Starting this year, no private school will receive capitation grant for senior one and senior five entrants. The only available provision will go towards sustaining learners in senior two three, four and six.
10:17
10:17

75 Percent of School Going-Age Children in Karamoja at Home- Report unicef ug 1 1

Ambrose Lotukei, the District Chairperson Kotido, says he is shocked with the findings. He notes that there is need to work together and device new strategies to arrest the situation.
19:21
19:21

Food Security Project Boosts Nutrition Awareness In Kabarole severe malnutrition 2 1

A food security project has helped create nutrition awareness in Kabarole district. In 2015, the district benefited from the Uganda Multisectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project. The major objective of the project is to address the problem of malnutrition in school-going children and women of child-bearing age.
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